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There is a thread asking about German grammar, but why not make a languages general?

Why aren't you learning a language in your free time? Go for it, it's a good use of time. In a couple of years, you'll have an interesting skill.

I'm currently learning Russian, it's a horrible language crafted by Satan himself. Cyrillic is bad, but cursive cyrillic is just sadistic, it is no wonder that so many people resisted attempts at Russification.

https://www.livelingua.com/course/fsi/Russian_FAST_Course

Here is a link if anyone wants to suffer alongside me with Russian.

C'mon Ernst, learn a language!
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>>21819
Befriended you. Srsly tho, what's the help of it? I don't see any features besides seeing your XP in comparison to mine.
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>>21867
Hello colin,

There are none except for an achievement. I think you get their virtual currency for achievements but I am not sure. Also, the virtual currency is useless to begin with. Still I feel less lonely. Maybe for some people seeing the XP gain of others is motivating because it gives a sense of competition.
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>>21819
Check out 4chan's guide to learning Japanese and prioritize learning kana and kanji. I used to study it but then I had things to and I've forgotten about it. I'll probably start again soon, we can keep each other motivated.
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things to do*

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Huawei founder made some pretty confident declarations about his company and USA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ju1epxXUPkQ
>America doesn't represent the world
>no way the US can crush us
Reminder that his daughter is under arrest in Canada.
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>>21760
Goddamnit Poland

Well to be fair, they started it and by they I mean the faggot Likudnik Israelis decided to start bothering us for money then have the audacity to repeat the "Polish death camp" lie so fuck them go bother Germany.
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>>21760
>>21766
It's an old local tradition, they're burning Judas who betrayed Jesus, not a random jew. It's not the first time Americans are butthurt about it.
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>>21770
Why did you dress him up to look like a European rabbi then?
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>>21770

Burning Marzanna/Morana like in this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xG0yuWTaQKo

is an old, probably pagan, slavic custom. Burning a jew dummy is not.

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Suppose you're a member of the secret cabal of major bankers and old royalty owning 99% of property on the planet and you're tasked with saving planet from the multiple threats its facing - from possible asteroids falling on it to resource depletion required to sustain the billions which exist on the planet, from ocean acidification and ecological collapse of marine biosphere to the discontent of the populace withing all the different countries which is threatening to turn into a bunch of civil wars and possibly even in World War 3.

How would you go about it? Preventing wars and asteroids requires you to develop industry to produce goods and develop required technologies but it runs contrary to slowing down resource depletion and reducing ecological footprint of industry to prevent climate change.
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No. 21469
You mean all of the above?

Well first of all, I'd be running contrary to the interests of those trust fund bitches so they'd immediately smear me as some Soros type where every knuckledragging mouth breather would hate me. Luckily I already hate most of the anyway and doubt that would change being the elite of elites except maybe I'd be far enough removed to pity them, and truly come to personally know hate for other oligarchs.

Asteroid deflection is not industry intensive. It's also, like a terrorist attack, an unlikely but very emotionally horrific type of a thing so even working on my own I could emotionally manipulate the public into supporting my efforts regardless, and branding as state enemies all who oppose it while sinking the costs into national defense budgets. And if I hear too much shit from anyone about not spending enough money on useless military shit we don't need and instead having the money specifically allocated to asteroid defense their nanny is going to find them dismembered and locked in their own luggage. If it's an existential threat I have no patience for fools and assholes and absolutely will go full-NWO. I'd have a jet liner crashed into their houses if I had to. You can pretend to care about deep concerns of others and humor imbeciles when it's not important or during peacetime. During an existential threat you sink the French fleet with French sailors on board if you have to and let them cry about it after we stopped the Reich.

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Another area to cut down on is packaging. Some strides have been made here. Like you probably haven't even noticed the plastic twist off caps you use for all kinds of beverages like milk, soda, juice, coffee creamer and so on is now thinner, shorter, and uses less overall mass. Always appeal first to a man's greed, never his morality, and when you must appeal to his vacant morality do so in such a way that he feels socially judged for it. In the simple case of these plastic caps it can cost less money to produce the smaller cap and you can pass that on through the supply chain to encourage its adoption. Sorry fat people, I don't care if your fat greasy fingers can't grip the cap as easily. Do what you dont do in losing weight and actually put some personal effort in.

Portion size can also be controlled. In context of this thread I'm no longer mad about it because what happened during the 2008-09 recession was companies simply sold food in smaller containers without telling anyone rather than raising the prices. Oddly enough no one bitched about it. It was baffling. It was like somehow people were too fucking stupid even to notice that a jar of pesto or tub of ice cream was smaller than before but cost the same amount of money. So that is yet another tactic that can be employed, and even if you have to shake that slimy filthy disgusting hand of another person to pass it you can yet again appeal to man's greed and get them on board with selling smaller and smaller portions. In fact spraying cities with appetite suppressants or lacing their drinking water with it instead of fluoride would be a fantastic sounding idea, but we don't need to and it would have unintended consequences anyway. Just sell less food. Push fashions for smaller...whoa you know what o just realized? Skinny jeans are still the fashion. It uses less resources to make and accentuates whether a person is a disgusting fat fuck. Now frankly if you go to any city you will immediately notice how everyone's pants makes them look like complete faggots, but you can get people to wear all kinds of ridiculous looking nonsense especially if you get enough celebrities on board. Have a few musicians and actors wearing this silly shit and spouting off the party line. Get them to wear your faggot jeans so it becomes hip. If I'm the international banker I literally pay their salaries through owning and giving loans to the big movie and music studios.

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Obviously a lot of tactics are being deployed right now, some better than others, and overall a lot less cynical seeming than I probably am but getting a bunch of children to protest against climate change and environmental catastrophe also works.

I can go on and on about this but again the real problem is going to be me dealing with the other oligarchs in your scenario, and how much I can get them on board. It is also frequently the case that no matter how bad the king, his immediate underlings and the toadies of the Court are often infinitely worse.

Good thread topic btw OP I was just reading this lastnight
https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-features/bill-mckibben-falter-climate-change-817310/
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No. 21519
1.) Ask Elon Musk and Google to launch some AI controlled satellites for shooting down asteroids

After it's done:

2.) Zombie apocalypse by launching some mutated Rabies rage virus epidemies that will kill most of human race.

3. Everything went better than expected.

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Post frogs
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>>21418
What is a valuable picture? Show me one and tell me its value.
How to measure a digital pictures value?
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>>21450
>measure

maybe it's not quantifiable? A value "wird diskursiv ausgehandelt". And that is the case here on EC, apparently.
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>>>> kohlchan.net
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>>21445
Don't blame 4kanker for that one. poltards are indeed responsible for the cancer spreading but the meme was cancerous to begin with and largely came from there, to the point where you could automatically tell the OP was a faggot from 4chan just based on starting the terrible thread with frog pics. I can somewhat forgive Lithuania because he probably doesn't know better in the same way I wouldn't know better using a cancerous sosach meme. I can't find it but I had a screencap of the entire KC catalog being nothing but this shitty frogposting towards the end. I mean it was their fault to begin with, but the meme was never good. It was always stupid and shit and always bandied about by 4kanker who I thought had invented it then imported it to KC.

>>21450
Pie charts are fine. Maps are fine. Art is fine. Hell any kind of actual content is fine in comparison to this garbage. It's the stupidest most worthless thing and I can't understand why anyone thought it was okay unless they have an 89 IQ.

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I glue a chimera
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Finally i got some holidays tommorow.

Will finish chimera and probably buy Sentiel in closest shop.
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>>20911
well I know about game. Not more about you need a lot of things, more problem is that rules changing with every faq, every codes. Like every month - at least it was in 6-7 edition - there is no OP and imba in broken GW rules and everybody before this "bug" fixed trying to search for specific models to play
"Oh, now dragons in CSM rules, every CSM army should have three dragons or it's sucks!"

I said it just because in some clubs and in some tournamets is rules like "only OFFICIAL models!!!!". And for more simple models - like chimera, it's not that hard to find cheaper but good pirated model. With pirate models it's problems with really detail heavy expensive super-miniatures. Also, yes, 2nd market miniatures can give you a lot bits. At least this kind of was when I cared about all this things.
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Reaper 4 Bones order has shipped!

My 40k dudes are about to get a lot of slightly wrong-sized friends
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>>20974
You can pretty easily spot a Chinaman model if you know what you're looking for. Even a painted recast has a very different feel to a lot of the common kits because they're usually resin. Ironically the reality is the opposite to what you say. You're better off getting chinaman versions of expensive forge world kits because they are officially resin models and once they're painted up it's fairly hard to determine the grade of resin (FW generally uses better resin than Chinaman) so you're more likely to get away with it. Having resin versions of kits that are only in plastic is a massive red flag. The resin also has a tendency to warp, especially if it's shit resin plus brittleness, miscasting and air bubbles are a part of dealing with the material so there's that too. GW charges out the nose for what is sometimes pretty lacklustre, but you do get what you pay for with recasts.
t. has seen and handled chinaman kits

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Chemical warfare exercise in Istanbul before the WW2

19 August 1939
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A dog rests on the shore of Lake Lindozero in 1910, Russian Empire
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Relevant. On this site you can find photos from between 1900 and 1990.
http://fortepan.hu/?language=en-US
"Fortepan is a copyright-free and community-based photo archive with over 100,000 photographs available for anyone to browse and download in high-resolution, free of charge. The images are free to share with the appropriate credit given as FORTEPAN / NAME OF DONOR. Please do provide the full credit at all times as it is a tribute to the selfless contribution of the donor.
This website was launched in 2010 by Ákos Szepessy and Miklós Tamási and it initially contained photographs found randomly in the streets of Budapest.The archive has expanded since then through donations from families, amateur and professional photographers, along with public collections. The images on the website are selected by editors. The descriptions attached to the images are compiled and edited by volunteers, utilizing information contributed at the Fortepan Forum."
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Officers and soldiers of Kornilov's shock regiment in South Volunteer Army durig civil war

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hey, Ernsts
I've just started to learn CSS by myself tonight, but I'm stuck at this purple commands. I cannot change the values and my site going crazy on my pc screen? Does anyone know a solution to his?
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>>21211
Depends what you are trying to achieve here. I think it is not ideal because of features like auto-complete, which tends to prevent people from learning important keywords. I recommend a simple text editor with syntax highlighting, for example notepad++. If you are more comfortable and are trying to create an actual page you can still switch to a full-blown IDE. Also you should at least learn some basic html markup before, to have some scaffolding to play around in. Shouldn't take you more than a 1-3 hours.
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>>21209
Just do what any sane newbie would.

https://www.w3schools.com/css/default.asp
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>>21288
This is the correct answer, I shouldn't have written so much.
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Is there a clear and definitive line separating the concepts of subspecies complex(es) and clinal variation, or is the decision to classify/describe populations using one or the other somewhat subjective?

For instance, if hybridization between types is known to occur in the wild with a frequency greater than some threshold, can we no longer describe the populations as a subspecies complex? At what level of gene flow does the species become monotypic?
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No. 21173
clines do not define subspecies or species, because they are gradients and one species or subspecies can possess many different clines, which may work in opposite direction even. so in taxonomy clines are due to their nature considered auxiliary.
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>>21173
So a species may possess both subspecies and clines?
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No. 21243
Lack of gene flow between different clines of one species (reproductive isolation) can cause speciation.

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I'm not sure if any of you guys suffers from similiar problems but I don't feel like I am able to talk about this yet to anyone else than you, as it is this place where I always poor out the inmost state of my soul. Well, you might know one or other thing about me from my regular participation in the today thread but there's one thing I barely ever mention. Since I was 15 I rarely spend a week without getting shitfaced. I'm 22 now, the last time I was sober must have been around 3 weeks when I was 19, during this short period of time I was smoking weed every now and then. And when I say shitfaced I'm not talking about drinking two or three glasses of wine or beer but always driniking until I'm completely wasted out of my mind. I've had periods of hard alcoholism when I was drinking 10 days in a row or so but usually it's half a bottle liquor once a week now, then I pass out. Sometimes it's two days a week. Adding on this I've done all kind of other drugs for about two years, these days it's only Kratom. I'm not sure if I'm beyond any salvation by now. 7 years of my yet so young life I have spend in a state between total excess and soberness. Everytime I woke up hungover the self-hate grew. At the beginning I felt like the alcohol would make me a more interesting person, I talked to other people, which I rarely ever did sober, had the courage to walk up and talk to girls etc. I remember the first time I got wasted clearly, what I thought the next time was: "I wish that I could just get drunk whenever I want, switching between drunkenness and soberness any time". It has become the sad truth of my life. However there has been change. I filled the void I've always felt in my heart, finally started writing (Soon every drug or alcohol-induced euphoria became dull to me.). I fought my demons and got grip of my obesity, did sports. I have realized that I am able to be charismatic and that I am able to be a good person, when I'm sober. But when I drink I become a monstrosity. Counting down the atrocious shit I've done in the last 7 years while under the influence of alcohol is atrocious but I

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>>21187
>if I am drinking normally
I wonder how is it, 10-12 cans of beer make 1-1.5 bottles of vodka.
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>>21193
12 beers is 2.5 x 12 = 25 units.
Standard bottle of vodka is anywhere from 28-35 units.

I save vodka for NYE, because in HK vodka drinks you, also I can't moderate shit.
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>>21194
Guess we have different standards, a standard bottle of vodka for me is 0.5l 40%, so it makes 20 units.
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>>21202
>alcohol units
Oh wow, I discovered this unit empirically to discover later that that is an actual thing.

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So, I was thinking to myself: It would be nice to adopt a cat or another animal. I've got a backyard and plenty of space and time. My family always had owned pets. What could go wrong?

For a start: Our country has banned "private" offers of animals recently. That means, you can't just go on facebook, ebay or even your supermarket and post "Wanna have a cat?" It's VERBOTEN now in the name of animal protection.

Why does my shitty country, and the neighboring one sharing the same language, have to be the only ones on the entire earth who are so absolutely retarded about animal welfare?

Well, you can always just get a fuckton expensive animal from a registered breeder. (Right, because I totally want to pump 1000€ in a "totally worth it" cat just to have it chill in my yard.) Or, OR, you can contact a "registered animal help organisation".

You know, the ones who run animal shelters. You should assume, with the ads they always put, that they're desperately overbooked and always in need of someone to take an animal from them. Right?

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>>21060
I know. But I actually wanted a sort of old one so I don't have the hassle of the youth time and also the commitment is shorter.
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>>21059
>just drive down to Slovenia or Czechia or Slovakia or Hungary and get an animal there

This

In case you want something more official, there are countless of animal shelters and animal friends organisations in Croatia (don't know about the countries mentioned above) that will let you adopt an animal, including the EU mandated paperwork, chipping, vaccination etc.
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>>21065
This is a bit of a hack, but it can work:

Print out and hang some "dog missing" posters with a description of a dog you'd like. Wait for people to call and bring you a free dog.
Will probably take some time and you have to do it a few times.
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No. 21170 Kontra
That's illegal? Didn't know.

Maybe Berliner care or something.